Faculty in the News

Qualitative study of complex patients article published by PhD student Bill O’Leary, Profs. Shelley Craig, David Brennan et al.

 

The lived experience of the hospital discharge “plan”: A longitudinal qualitative study of complex patients, received ‘Editor’s Pick’ in the January edition of the Journal of Hospital Medicine.

Background: Transitions in care are a high-risk time for patients. Complex patients account for the largest proportion of healthcare costs but experience lower quality and discontinuity of care. The experiences of complex patients can be used to identify gaps in hospital discharge practices and design interventions to improve outcomes.

SSWR Conference 2017: Ensure Healthy Development for All Youth

  The Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) advances, disseminates, and translates research that addresses issues […]

Remembering UofT Chancellor Emerita Rose Wolfe

  After a full, vibrant and resonating life at the age of 100, on Friday, December 30, […]

Profs. Brennan and Logie named SSWR Fellows for 2017

 

Fellows of the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) 2017 class include Professor David Brennan and Professor Carmen Logie.

SSWR Fellows are members who have served with distinction to advance the mission of the Society — to advance, disseminate, and translate research that addresses issues of social work practice and policy and promotes a diverse, equitable and just society.

The FIFSW sponsors the Urban Alliance on Race Relations 2016 Human Rights Forum

  On December 8th, 2016 the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work sponsored the Urban Alliance on Race […]

Profs. Shelley Craig and Barbara Fallon named newest Canada Research Chairs

The Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work was privileged to host an announcement from the federal government today regarding the newest Canada Research Chairs. The event was a wonderful showcase for this Faculty and the important research that is done here, and we are so proud that our two new CRCs, Shelley Craig and Barbara Fallon, were featured as part of this event.

Shelley Craig is the new Canada Research Chair in Sexual and Gender Minority Youth.

Barbara Fallon is the new Canada Research Chair in Child Welfare.

Congratulations again to both of them for this tremendous achievement and recognition.

Prof. Daniyal Zuberi United Way interview on ending poverty

The United Way of Toronto and North York interviewed Prof. Daniyal Zuberi on ending poverty.

Prof. Brennan speaks at UofT world AIDS day

 

World AIDS Day at the University of Toronto
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
6:00-8:00pm

 

Hart House Great Hall
7 Hart House Circle
Toronto, ON  M5S 3H3

Prof. Bhuyan and Thorncliffe caregiver community members appear before House of Commons

On November 1, 2016, Professor Rupaleem Bhuyan and members of the caregiver community from Thorncliffe Neighbourhood Office appeared before […]

Prof. Newman member of the International AIDS Society Towards a Cure Working Group published in Nature Medicine

Prof. Peter A Newman is one of few social scientists globally invited to participate on the International AIDS Society‘s Working Group on research towards an HIV cure. The group was led by Dr. Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, Nobel Prize winner in Medicine for co-discovering HIV. The working group published the “International AIDS Society’s global scientific strategy: towards an HIV cure 2016” in Nature Medicine, the premiere primary medical research journal in the world–including important directions for social science research and community engagement.